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LALIQUE, René J. (1860 - 1945), Sculptor, glassmaker, worker in precious metals, decorative artist

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
LALIQUE, René J. (1860 - 1945), Sculptor, glassmaker, worker in precious metals, decorative artist

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French, 19th – 20th century, male.

Born 6 April 1860, in Ay; died 1945, in Paris.

Sculptor, glassmaker, worker in precious metals, decorative artist.

Art Nouveau, Art Deco.

René J. Lalique studied at the École des Arts Décoratifs. He gradually moved away from jewellery, an art which he nevertheless revolutionised, to become a master artist in glass in around 1912. His pieces were

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